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July 8, 2021 Board of Education Meeting Highlights

  • The District Clerk started the Annual Organizational meeting by administering the oaths of office to the newly elected Board Members: Brian Kitson, Kristy Sigelakis, Matthew Halloran and Katrina Chellis.
  • The Board appointed Rose Joyce-Turner as the President and Kathleen Meckle as the Vice President. Superintendent Walker and District Clerk Christina Kautz read their oaths.
  • The Board designated Juliete Gaebel as the Sullivan County School Boards Association representative and Matthew Halloran as the alternate representative.
  • The Board approved 40 designations and appointments for the positions required by statute. These terms are approved every year at the organizational meeting. The Board immediately followed into the Regular Board meeting.
  • Mrs. Joyce-Turner started with a moment of silence in honor of former Sullivan West graduate Brian Stauch.
  • The Board discussed the different committees that meet throughout the year and members asked to join the committees that they are most interested in.
  • The Board awarded the ice cream, milk and bread bids for the 2021-2022 school year and approved Placement Agreements with Livingston Manor, Roscoe and Liberty Central Schools and Kaplan Career Academy.
  • The Board approved the appointment of Michael Bruno as Network Administrator and the Memorandums of Agreement for the extended school year program and to create an Instructional Technology Facilitator position at the Elementary School.
  • The Board accepted resignations from Marisa Robertson, Elementary Music Teacher; Jessica Kinne, Teacher Aide and Trina Kloss, Teacher Aide.

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on August 18, 2021. Please visit the Board website for the full agenda and attachments.